How will we live tomorrow? – Responses

How will we live tomorrow?

“We are a want society, and that’s how we’ll be tomorrow. We live on instant gratification. We cater to that.”

Colleen Thompson, Food Vendor at Kiko Auction, Palmyra OH

How will we live tomorrow?

“We’re up in age and ready to go down.”

Barbara, age 83, Altoona, PA

How will we live tomorrow?

“We’re interested in different people, and you are different.”

Alene, age 86, Altoona, PA

How will we live tomorrow?

“The longer you work, the longer you live. I guarantee, people who work to 75 live longer than people who work to 65.”

John George, Owner of George Song Shop, the Oldest Record Store in America. In Johnstown, PA since 1932.

How will we live tomorrow?

“The glass is half empty, half full. Work is about problem solving, but after work you see life’s abundance. Retirement opens up your life and you become part of it.”

Gail Evans, Retired Healthcare Consultant, Waterville, ME

How will we live tomorrow?

“I never had dreams in my life, but I wanted to live by the shore. And then, with luck, I landed a cottage on Capital Island.”

Ruth Blauer, Executive Director of Maine Association of Mental Health Services, Waterville, ME

How will we live tomorrow?

“Hopefully with concern and patience to make the right decisions.”

Corinna Owens, mother and health advocate, Boalsburg PA

How will we live tomorrow?

“I’m looking to retire within three years, unless they offer a buyout, in which case I’ll grab it.”

Ed Morton, 40-year stock clerk for US Air (recently merged with American), Chippewa, PA

How will we live tomorrow?

“Plan for tomorrow, but enjoy today. I have all my financial needs worked out through 2016. Ask my wife. But if I wake up tomorrow and everything falls apart, then everything will change. Too many people bellyache about today and worry about tomorrow but they miss what’s happening now. I remember when my bays were little. Where did that time go? That’s what I want back.”

Merrill McGee, HVAC Contractor, Poland, OH

How will we live tomorrow?

“I have to get up at 4:30 in the morning and get ready to help my in-laws, who are 92 years old, move furniture.”

Mrs. Merrill McGee, Wife, Poland, OH

How will we live tomorrow? 

“I will live the tomorrow by smelling the flowers today.”

Cindy, volunteer gardener at Dr. Bob’s House, Akron, OH

How will we live tomorrow?

“Ask my wife, she’s the smart one.”

Woodie D. Goodnight, Owner, Angelo’s Pizzeria Rootstown, OH

How will we live tomorrow?

“Technology. The ups are more than the downs. It’s going to make things better.”

Ray Harris, guitar-playing hitchhiker on Route 18, Medina, OH. He took a bus from NYC to Cleveland and walked to Akron. “There’s a girl in Dayton and a new life.”

How will we live tomorrow?

“Hopefully happily.”

Ken Smith, Kiwanis member, Medina OH

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About paulefallon

Greetings reader. I am a writer, architect, cyclist and father from Cambridge, MA. My primary blog, theawkwardpose.com is an archive of all my published writing. The title refers to a sequence of three yoga positions that increase focus and build strength by shifting the body’s center of gravity. The objective is balance without stability. My writing addresses opposing tension in our world, and my attempt to find balance through understanding that opposition. During 2015-2106 I am cycling through all 48 mainland United States and asking the question "How will we live tomorrow?" That journey is chronicled in a dedicated blog, www.howwillwelivetomorrw.com, that includes personal writing related to my adventure as well as others' responses to my question. Thank you for visiting.
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2 Responses to How will we live tomorrow? – Responses

  1. andrew carpentier says:

    where do I find your planned route? Is St Louis in your plans??

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    • paulefallon says:

      Do a search for Route and the post with the basic outline will come up. I plan to be n St. Louis, but not until my final push back east – sometime in 2016. Way too far ahead to have specific plans yet. Now I’m heading north and west.

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